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U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

The White House is back in the legal spotlight this week. The family of a 12-year-old Texas girl being treated with medical marijuana in Colorado is among a group of plaintiffs suing the Trump administration in an effort to legalize medical marijuana at the federal level.


David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio could become the first city in Texas to adopt an ordinance that would crack down on crack pipes and other drug paraphernalia. 

David Sleight/ProPublica

A new ProPublica investigation has raised serious questions about the accuracy of roadside drug tests commonly used by Texas law enforcement. The investigation shows that the over-reliance by law enforcement on these tests has resulted in many innocent people pleading guilty.

Ryan E. Poppe

Sen. John Cornyn has proposed legislation that would allow some non-violent drug offenders to be considered for sentences lower than the federal mandatory sentences.  

Maryland Department of Health


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